Tagged: Transplant

Uterus transplant patient on “journey” to pregnancy 0

Uterus transplant patient on “journey” to pregnancy

The first-ever patient to undergo a uterus transplant in the U.S., known only as Lindsey, says she never thought the day would ever come when she could realistically expect to bear children. Rough Cut...

First U.S. penis transplant planned for wounded vet 0

First U.S. penis transplant planned for wounded vet

Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital are preparing to perform the first penis transplant in the U.S. The recipient will be a veteran injured in war. Linda So reports. First U.S. penis transplant planned for...

US team carries out most complex face transplant 0

US team carries out most complex face transplant

A New York medical center says it has carried out the most complex and comprehensive face transplant to date, operating on a fire fighter horribly disfigured in 2001. US team carries out most complex...

Firefighter gets world’s most extensive face transplant 0

Firefighter gets world’s most extensive face transplant

Doctors at NYU Langone Medical Center announce they have completed the world’s most complex and comprehensive face transplant to date. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Firefighter gets world’s most extensive face transplant ROUGH CUT...

First child double hand transplant announced in US 0

First child double hand transplant announced in US

An eight-year-old American has become the world’s youngest recipient of a transplant of both hands, according to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. First child double hand transplant announced in US First child double hand...

Eight-year-old boy receives double hand transplant 0

Eight-year-old boy receives double hand transplant

An eight-year-old Maryland boy is recovering from the first ever double child hand transplant. Julie Noce reports. Eight-year-old boy receives double hand transplant An eight-year-old boy from Maryland is the first ever child recipient...

Italian neurosurgeon to attempt first head transplant 0

Italian neurosurgeon to attempt first head transplant

Valery Spiridonov is on a mission. The 30-year-old Russian, who has a degenerative muscle condition known as Werdnig-Hoffman, wants to become the first person ever to undergo a human head transplant. Italian neurosurgeon to...

Doctors in Texas perform historic skull and scalp transplant surgery 0

Doctors in Texas perform historic skull and scalp transplant surgery

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A man whose cancer left him with severe damage to the top of the head has received what his doctors in Houston describe as the first skull and...

World’s first successful penis transplant performed in S. Africa 0

World’s first successful penis transplant performed in S. Africa

South African doctors announce that they had performed the world’s first successful penis transplant, three months after the ground-breaking operation. Duration: 00:44 World's first successful penis transplant performed in S. Africa World’s first successful...

World’s first successful penis transplant 0

World’s first successful penis transplant

**CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES** A medical breakthrough in South Africa. Doctors there performed the world’s first successful penis transplant on a young man who had his penis amputated after a botched World's first successful penis...